Leisure & Events

Leisure: (noun) betting and gambling, culture and heritage and leisure and entertainment E.G. Leisure centres, cinema, sports, art galleries, sites, bowling, arcades, theme parks, casinos, shopping , race-tracks, casinos, horseracing, museums, galleries

What We Think About Leisure & Events

The leisure sector provides an enormous contribution to the lifeblood of both the day-time & night-time economy in the UK. However, business owners and event organizers should be aware of the risks and dangers of running this type of business.
For example, in recent years we have seen a boom in the events sector, with countless music festivals happening during the summer. Event organizers put rules in place for attendees to follow. Unfortunately, however, not all attendees follow the rules resulting in them bringing-in prohibited items, which can compromise the security of attendees, the event & of the entire venue.


  • Alarm Response and Key Holding (ARK)
  • Open & Lock (ARK)
  • Manned Guarding (ARK)
  • Speed lanes (BGB)
  • Turnstiles (BGB) 
  • Vehicle Barriers (BGB)
  • Gas Suppression (Cannon)
  • Water Mists (Cannon)
  • ANSUL R-102 System (Cannon)
  • CCTV Monitoring (VRC)
  • Visual Verification (VRC)
  • Out of Hours Call Handling (VRC)

Leisure Industry & ARK

ARK can offer a variety of these services to customers in this sector, including their Alarm Response and Keyholding which in the event of an alarm, our trained guards will be at your business (on average) within 20 minutes, once there they will be securing the site and ensuring appropriate actions are taken where applicable.

Open & Lock service which is often used by companies who don’t have regular opening times adding an extra level of security to night-time operations which is when risk is at its highest.

Manned Guarding is also extremely popular for external events. Whether you have one or several locations throughout the UK needing a manned guarding presence, we can provide the security service you require.

ARK Alarm Response & Keyholding

Alarm Response & Keyholding specialise in providing professional keyholding and alarm response services across the UK to secure your home or business and ensure the safety of your family and staff.

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Leisure Industry & BGB

BGB supply external perimeter solutions, that secure car parks and other external features associated with your business. Additionally, they are also able to help with various internal boundary solutions that prevent public access.

Speed Lanes with RFID authorisation can give the same system an entirely different application.

Perhaps, you need to ensure all customers on the premise have paid for a ticket, a Speed Lane could be set up to only allow access to people with valid passes. Additionally, BGB can provide other internal solutions such as Turnstiles which can help control the rate at which people are entering.

BGB Boundary Gate and Barrier

Boundary Gate and Barrier Contracts are experts in all forms of Perimeter Security. With national installation and service capabilities, Boundary Gate and Barrier Contracts provides our customers with a one-stop gate and barrier solution.

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Leisure Industry & Cannon

Cannon Fire Protection can provide Gas Suppression to environments tha need protecting in an environment where fluid-based suppression would ruin the asset. This is usually an environments that features electrical equipment, but this method is also used by heritage business such as museums, galleries and other sites.

We also provide Water Mists Systems to leisure business such as gyms, leisure centres and hotels, these systems will be used in tangent with onsite saunas and room protection and exit routes which protect guests. ANSUL R-102 Systems are also provided to the same high quality as it would be if we had installed in a restaurant.

Cannon Fire Protection

With over 30 years experience, Cannon Fire Protection has developed an excellent reputation within the fire protection industry throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. 

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Leisure Industry & VRC

VRC supply a number of services to various industrial businesses such as CCTV Monitoring, which can issue responses automatically. Using advanced video analytics or motion detection, we can respond in an instant to incidents on your site giving audio warnings and requesting police response where required.

Visual Verification is another popular service that can be set up to cover the whole business of just specific areas that are higher risk.

Out of Hours Call Handling which ensures your customers always get through to your business, even if they call during out-of-hours.

VRC Video Receiving Centre

For over 10 years we have been offering bespoke monitoring solutions to protect people, property and peace of mind across the UK and Ireland. From our state of the art, Remote Video Response Centre (RVRC) in Yate, our highly experienced team work night and day to ensure your people and property are protected.

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Cannon Fire Protection Awarded New BAFE SP206 Scheme Certificate

Cannon Fire Protection Awarded New BAFE SP206 Scheme Certificate

Cannon Fire Protection Awarded New BAFE SP206 Scheme Certificate

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the new BAFE (British Approvals for Fire Equipment) scheme certificate for kitchen fire suppression systems.

The new scheme (SP206) was originally set up in 2018 by BAFE as a means of verifying the competency of companies who install and maintain commercial kitchen fire suppression systems.

The scheme took almost two years to develop with the support of insurers, equipment manufacturers and trade associations from the fire and catering industries.

Fire industry/insurance data reveals food and drink related fires are statistically the third most likely cause of large fires, also accounting for nearly 10% of all large loss fires. Fires involving restaurants and cafes represent some 42% of all fires within the food and drink sector put together.

BAFE’s new scheme has been developed to provide end users of kitchen equipment with the confidence and peace of mind that their kitchen fire suppression systems have been installed and/or maintained by a provider who has been independently assessed for their competency. The certification scheme covers the design, installation, commissioning, recharge and maintenance of kitchen fire suppression or protection systems.

The BAFE Kitchen Fire Protection Systems Scheme (SP206) observes best practice including LPS 1223 (fixed fire extinguishing systems for catering equipment) and the UL 300 (Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Commercial Cooking Equipment) Approval Standards.

BSI, who carried out the surveillance audit on behalf of BAFE, went through all our processes for installation and maintenance from quotation to final commissioning and all stages in between. They also did a full audit of our quality management system.

Nicola Roberts, Operations Director commented:

“Achieving this accreditation continues to demonstrate that as a business we are committed to third party accredited schemes providing a focus on delivering the best possible service to our customers through quality products and procedures.”

We are now one of seven companies in the UK who have been awarded this certification.

Find out more about Cannon Fire’s certified kitchen fire suppression systems here or call us on 01623 860685.

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